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Owning a home in Highlands Ranch can come with it’s headaches, as any home owner knows. Keeping your house in tip top shape and preserving it’s integrity is high on most home owners list. We want to help you understand what can cause wear and tear on your houses exterior and ways that you can help prevent this.
On this page you will learn a little background of Highlands Ranch and how the weather conditions affect your houses exterior in Highlands Ranch, Colorado.
The Background of Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Highlands Ranch is a census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Colorado, United States. The population was 96,713 at the 2010 census. Located 12 miles (19 km) south of Denver, Highlands Ranch is an unincorporated community and was the twelfth-most populous CDP in the United States in 2010. – Wikipedia
Weather Conditions That Damage Your House in Highlands Ranch
- Sun Damage
- Wind/dirt damage
- Hail Damage
Sun Damage in Highlands Ranch
We get some pretty warm temperatures in Highlands Ranch as you can see in the temperature chart below. Especially in the full Colorado sun, we all know summer gets warm here! This is true of the paint on your house as well, the areas that are in the full sun will easily reach temperatures 10-15 degrees higher than the air around them, which means they can reach to 100 degrees and more. This causes fading, discoloration and cracking on the outside of your house, which can cause long term damage to your house.
The hot season lasts for 3.2 months, from June 7 to September 14, with an average daily high temperature above 78°F. The hottest day of the year is July 10, with an average high of 86°F and low of 61°F.
The cold season lasts for 3.5 months, from November 20 to March 5, with an average daily high temperature below 52°F. The coldest day of the year is December 30, with an average low of 22°F and high of 43°F.
Sun Damage Protection Solutions
Temperature: Best Time to Apply Paint
A high quality exterior paint job is one of the best ways to protect your house from sun and heat and all kinds of weather we get here in Highlands Ranch. The paint helps create a seal between your trim and siding, filling in and sealing any small gaps. This helps create a barrier against weather. If the paint is not applied during the right temperature range, the paint doesn’t stick as well as it should. This means a higher chance of the paint failing, and weather damaging your house.
Prep Work: Proper Prep Before Painting
The painting professionals at Kind Home Solutions know that prep work is most of the job. Prep not only includes masking, taping and protecting your house during the paint process, but also applying the paint in the proper temperature range to insure proper adhesion. Proper prep work, proper application and overall high quality standards are what defines us as a painting company
Quality Paint Products: High Quality Paint Applications After Prep
Another aspect is applying high quality paint after prep. If you do proper prep work and use high quality paint, the chances of sun damage are eliminated for years after the paint job is completed.
Speak to a Kind Home Solutions Specialist
At Kind Home Solutions, we value our clients and communication as much as quality. When we meet with you our number one goal is to educate you on the process and the materials that go into creating a long lasting paint job. During this process we will do a deep dive into what goes into the best painting materials to be used in Colorado.
Kind Home Solutions Specialist: 720-370-3063
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Wind can play a bigger part in damaging your house then what comes to mind. After painting your house there is maintenance that needs to be done to preserve your house. Dirt accumulating on your home will greatly reduce the time that your paint job will last, which will also lead to damage on your siding and trim. Here are some wind statistics for Highlands Ranch, Colorado.
The wind speed is higher then the USA average, during the summer time. This makes homes that are in Highlands Ranch, Colorado more susceptible to dirt accumulation during these times. Siding/roof damage by debris and tree limbs is also more susceptible.
Wind Damage Solutions
There are easy solutions for protecting your house from dirt and debris. A simple power wash once a year can drastically improve the life of your house after a paint job. A professional power wash will clear the dirt and debris to the point where you won’t have too much accumulating. Too much accumulation will start creating cracks in the paint, and the paint will start chipping much faster then you might of anticipated. A yearly power wash will ensure that your house will never accumulate too much dirt in debris to the point where it stops your preservation of you house
Learn how to get a power wash maintenance plan yearly from Kind Home Solutions: Call 720-370-3063
Highlands Ranch, Colorado has had its fair share of hail storms and this is one of the biggest concerns in the preservation of your house. Hail storms have drastically increased since the past 7 years. The siding and your roof are the most vulnerable parts of your house of your house that get damaged during a hail storm.
Hail Damage Reports for Highlands Ranch, Colorado
Highlands Ranch, Colorado (population: 96713) had 16 hail reports within 10 miles of the city center located at (39.55388, -104.96943) in 2019. The largest report of hail in 2019 near Highlands Ranch was 2.50 inches about a month ago. The zipcode with the highest number of damaging hail reports near Highlands Ranch in 2019 is 80104, with 2 reports.
The largest report of hail near Highlands Ranch was 3.00 inches about a year ago. The zipcode with the highest number of damaging hail reports near Highlands Ranch is 80126, with 20 reports.
Hail Damage Solutions
Routine roof inspections will reduce the risk of having to replace your roof after a hailstorm. If it is not inspected regularly; this drastically increases the risk of having to replace your roof after a hailstorm. Fortunately, if you have insurance, you will be able to do so if you are hit with a bad hailstorm.
Routine gutter maintenance is also advised. cleaning out your gutters regularly will also protect your house from getting damage on trim and siding from water leaks etc.
Contact a Kind Home Solutions Specialist: 720-370-3063
Kind Home Solutions offers inspections and does work with insurance companies.